Kodi for Android tricks: the best basic tips for Kodi and its add-ons

Kodi is a multimedia center that lets you merge all your audiovisual content under a single interface to have all your entertainment at the same place. Kodi (originally called XBMC) is a multi-platform development available in different formats and OS and optimized to be used on large screens like a TV, but it also can be used on desktop computers or mobile devices. However, its possibilities go way beyond that. If you are new to this world, please pay attention to our collection of tips for mastering all its features.

In Kodi, you can compile all your videos, audios or images that you save locally, but without a doubt, its strength lies in the add-ons: thousands of free add-ons created by its massive community of users due to its open-source concept that expand its possibilities infinitely.

It does not matter if you have just downloaded Kodi and do not know how to use it, or if you have some previous experience. In the next tutorials and guides, you will discover what exactly Kodi is and where you can use it, how you can add your own content or especially how to install add-ons (either from online libraries or from ZIP files) to access all kinds of free online multimedia content: movies, series, streaming TV channels or live sport events and more. We show you step by step how to configure it to use your language, both in interface and contents, how to adapt its appearance to your needs and wishes, how to always have the latest version available with its corresponding new features, and such. A detailed review of all its possibilities and tricks that will make you a Kodi expert.

How to install Sportsdevil on Kodi

To install Sportsdevil on your Kodi, the first thing you have to do is download the add-on by tapping on the green Download button below. It is usually stored in your regular Android downloads folder.

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How to install Fusion on Kodi

Fusion is a media library for Kodi that provides movies, series and other content to the client. Before installing it, you will need to make sure that you have enabled the possibility to install add-ons from unknown sources in the settings.

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How to install Ares Wizard on Kodi

Ares Wizards add-on installation at Kodi is simple. The first thing you have to do is download the plug-in ZIP file by clicking on the green Download button available below. Repeat in the next step.

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How to reset Kodi and return it to factory settings

When you have been using Kodi for some time, you may want to reset the entire configuration and leave it as newly installed. With the right add-on, that is something easy to do.

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How to clear the cache in Kodi

In order to clear Kodi's cache, you will need to use a specialized plug-in, since there is no similar function native to the software.

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How to change the skin in Kodi

To change the skin or interface of Kodi, there are two options depending on whether you will apply a default skin or if you have downloaded it in a ZIP file.

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How to install Kodi on a Samsung Smart TV

In order to use Kodi on a Samsung Smart TV, you will have to turn to different installation options since there is no specific version of Kodi for these TVs, neither on their website nor among the apps available on the Samsung market. Unfortunately, televisions of this brand have their own operating system (Tizen).

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How to install Kodi on an Amazon Fire Stick

If you have an Amazon Fire Stick, you can install Kodi on it. Even though the media center is not available in the Amazon application market integrated into the device, it is still possible to install it using the Android application.

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How to install Covenant on Kodi

First, to install the Covenant add-on on Kodi for Android, you must download the extension. You can download it from the green Download button below.

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How to install Kodi on Android

Installing Kodi on Android is as easy as installing any other app. First, you will have to download the latest version of the APK file. You can download it right here by clicking on the green Download button at the end of this tutorial. Repeat the operation in the following windows: click again on the same green Download button.

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How to install add-ons on Kodi for Android

To install add-ons or complements in Kodi, there are two different options depending on whether they come from, a repository already available in the app or if you have downloaded the add-on from the Internet in ZIP format. We will explain to you how to do it in both cases.

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How to install Exodus on Kodi

To install the Exodus add-on on Kodi, you must follow the standard steps to install any extension in the ZIP format that you have previously downloaded. In order to install the Exodus add-on, you will need to download the ZIP file, available by clicking on the green Download button below. Repeat the process in the next windows, click on the same button, and finally, you will have the necessary file in the Downloads folder of your mobile device

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What is Kodi and what is it for?

Kodi is an open-source (GNU/GPL license) and completely free multimedia center that lets users merge all their entertainment in one place. Kodi is a software to watch videos or streaming TV, make recordings, listen to music, view images, play games, browse the Internet or check the weather report, to name just a few options. The goal is to unify all your audiovisual entertainment options under a single and simple interface. So we avoid the hassle of resorting to various sources, keeping all the content properly organized and always available.

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How to use Kodi and how it works

Using Kodi, formerly known as XBMC, is very simple. After installing and opening this free, open-source program, you will find yourself in front of its interface that runs full-screen horizontally. In the add-on, we will see a menu or list on the left-hand side that gives access to the different types of content while on the right-hand side, we will have all of the options related to the menu section we are in.

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How to set Kodi in English

Kodi for Android is available in multiple languages which you can easily select from the settings offered to the user in the program interface. We show you how to change the interface language and configure it in the language you prefer, however, the add-ons language depends entirely on the developers and has nothing to do with the interface language as we explain at the end of this guide.

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How to update Kodi

Upgrading Kodi for Android is possible in several ways that we will explain below. You can use our website to check for a new version and install it or use the automatic update system offered by Google Play. In any case, we recommend the first option, that is, using our website since updates through Google Play could take longer to reach you.

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January 15, 2020 (Updated March 26, 2020). Translated by Manuel Sánchez